Nilfisk SW5500

The SW5500 offers a highly productive, comfortable and cost-effective way to sweep large floors and outdoor areas of dust and debris. A ride-on sweeper with the size and capacity to speed up your cleaning.

Daily benefits like creating a safer environment and lowering the total costs of ownership make this machine an attractive choice for contract cleaners, industrial sites and factories, warehouses, distribution centres, sports arenas, parking lots of large retail stores or shopping malls, multi-storey car parks, etc.

At the same time, SW5500 provides more sustainability with the optional hybrid technology reducing emission and the level of noise.

What SW5500 does best for you:
1. Increases productivity at your fingertips
2. Lowers the total cost of ownership
3. Creates a safer and cleaner environment

  • 25–30% increased sweeping performance with a worn main broom versus traditional sweeping system
  • 30% increased hopper filling gives higher productivity as less time is spent dumping the debris
  • The first real hybrid industrial sweeper on the market: flexible cleaning, low emissions and low noise
  • Main broom adjustment easy to check by pushing a button
  • All sweeping functions activated by OneTouch™ button and pressing the drive pedal
  • All functions automatically stop when not driving to reduce consumptions
  • High-quality components and assembly
  • Automatic speed reduction in tight curves and operating the hopper
  • Warning alarm and reduced hopper lifting speed on slopes
  • DustGuard™ system to reduce dust created by the side brooms
  • Parallelogram concept on side broom for better and consistent sweeping performance
  • Climb 20% on ramp/slopes while sweeping

Outdoors, Solid Floor



Power Type


This product is available for purchase and hire


 Hopper volume (l) 150
 Max speed (km/h) 9
 Motor power source Battery 24V
 Length x width x height (mm) 1875x1200x1565
 Operating weight (kg) 1101
 Max dumping height (cm) 1650
 Working width (mm) 850
 Max climbing rate (%) 20
 Working width w/right side broom (mm) 1175
 Working width w/2 side brooms (mm) 1500
 Net weight (kg) 636
 Sound pressure level (dB(A)) 68
 Side broom diameter (mm) 500
 Filter area (m²) 7
 Side broom speed (RPM) 40-155
 Productivity 1 side broom theoretical/actual (m²/h) 10575/7405
 Productivity 2 side brooms theoretical/actual (m²/h) 13500/9450
 Productivity main broom theoretical/actual (m²/h) 7650/5355
 Filter cleaning system Timed multi-frequency
 Flap lifting device Yes
 Paper panel filter Yes
 Hour Meter Yes
 Amber safety beacon Yes
 Back up warning alarm Yes
 Service indicator Yes
 Key switch Yes
 Parking brake Yes
 Variable high dump system Yes
 Non marking traction wheels Yes
 Battery level indicator Yes
 Horn Yes
 Wet sweep by-pass Yes
 Variable speed control Yes
 On-board charger Yes
 Automatic speed reduction Yes
 Adjustable side broom speed Yes
 Adjustable seat Yes
 Charging indicator Yes
 Multi-frequency filter shaker Yes
 Speed indicator Yes
 Overheat indicator Yes
 One Touch Button Yes
 No tool broom adjustment Yes
 Foam filled rear wheels Yes
 Main broom worn alarm Yes
 Timed multi-frequency filter shaker Yes